Finding Evidence-based Programs and Practices

Find information on evidence-based prevention programs and practices for prevention practitioners and individuals working in related behavioral health fields:

Behavioral Health Resources

Behavioral Health

Environmental Strategies

HIV Prevention

  • The Diffusion of Effective Behavioral Interventions (DEBI) Project at CDC is a national-level strategy to provide high quality training and on-going technical assistance on selected evidence-based HIV/STD/Viral Hepatitis prevention interventions to state and community HIV/STD program staff.
  • The Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report (MMWR) at CDC – 2012 (PDF | 978 KB) summarizes current (as of 2011) guidelines and recommendations published by multiple HHS agencies responsible for the prevention and control of HIV, viral hepatitis, STDs, and tuberculosis among persons who use drugs illicitly. Also included is a summary of existing evidence of effectiveness for practices to support delivery of integrated prevention services.
  • The Cochrane Library contains reliable evidence from Cochrane and other systematic reviews and clinical trials. Cochrane reviews provide the combined results of the world’s best medical research studies and are recognized as the gold standard in evidence-based health care.

Substance Misuse

Federal Registries

Peer-reviewed Journals

Searchable Databases

Last Updated: 09/24/2015